The federal 21st Century Community Learning Centers program should be eliminated, says a Brookings Institution researcher, because the after-school programs it funds have not succeeded at improving academic outcomes for low-income students.
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March 19, 2015
February 04, 2015
Using data from the 2013-14 school year, the Brookings Institution's 2014 Education Choice and Competition Index ranks districts based on how many school choice options and supports families can access.
September 02, 2014
Minnesota offers free, full-day kindergarten for the first time to help close the opportunity gap.
January 13, 2014
Only three states decreased their prekindergarten spending in the fiscal 2014 year, according to a new report from the Education Commission of the States.
January 08, 2014
Washington-based think tank the Brookings Institution released its annual report ranking 107 school districts based on how well school choice can thrive.
October 17, 2013
Under New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg, school choice has expanded and student achievement has risen, say the authors of a new paper.
September 18, 2013
Teachers are expanding the school day and enhancing learning through social media.
March 20, 2013
Experts on a Brookings Institution panel discussion today agreed that using technology to improve schools requires a systemic change.
December 11, 2012
Gov. Bobby Jindal, who has promoted vouchers in his state, described teacher unions as a major obstacle to the expansion of school choice. Unions have been sharply critical of the governor's agenda, saying it undermines public education.